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Education Programs

Save Our Shores recognizes that there are educational opportunities everywhere, both formal and informal. With our dynamic and innovative programs, we aim to engage a large and diverse audience, and inspire people to think critically about their connection to our Sanctuary and planet.

Shark Turtle at AssemblyPlastic Pollution Classroom Education Programs

We provide an interactive and fun learning environment to elementary, middle and high school students with a focus on waste reduction and plastic pollution. What we teach them promotes a sense of wonder, empowerment and connection to the ocean and our watersheds. We facilitate school-wide assemblies, classroom presentations and cleanups. Email for more information.


Rachel ALBA presentationPrivate Group Presentations

SOS provides presentations to civic groups, businesses and places of worship based on schedule availability. Donations are encouraged. Our experienced staff are often able to cater to favorite issues. Email for more information.


The Sanctuary Steward Docent Program

Each year, we inspire, teach and train a new class of Sanctuary Stewards: the core volunteer force of Save Our Shores. Anyone enthusiastic about the ocean and interested in working with the public is invited to sign up!


Sanctuary Steward Speaker Series

These public lecture events give community members a chance to learn susan freinkel and rachelabout current marine conservation issues from experts in the field. Past lecturers include Beth Terry, Marc Shargel, Wallace J. Nichols, Susan Freinkel and the team at 5 Gyres. All events are posted on our event calendar.



Tabling and Outreach Events

Local festivals and events give us the chance to meet community members face to face and raise awareness about the critical issues facing our oceans today. We’re always recruiting for volunteers! Email for more information.